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business. a big buzz about a gall up poll showing that president obama would be defeated by a generic republican by 8 points and leads any of the spectacular candidates that he is paired against. what does this mean? franklyy absolutely nothing. a poll in this point in time is where they are today and not in 15 months. voters will automatically vote democrat and some automatically vote republican. the election is going to be decided by independent voters in the middle, and they are a long way from making up their mines on the next election. they are struggling whether or not they are having a next paycheck. while i enjoy a good game of politics as much as the next guy, there is a time to campaign and then there is a time to govern. president and members of congress from both parties have had their fun politicing the debt ceiling and now time to govern and resolve it. i don't think the world will face armageddon over failure to set the debt limit. there would be affects. you wouldn't be able to visit the national parks and coon get a passport and airport lines for tsa could take hours
in the big courtroom on the 23rd floor of the orange county courthouse behind me. as both the prosecution and defense in the casey anthony capital murder death penalty trial made their last emotional appeals to the jury. by day's end the jurors had seen everything. from the prosecution's powerful presentation of the largely circumstantial case of the accused child killer is the defense equivalent of where is the beef? where is the evidence to prove beyond and to the exclusion of all reasonable doubt that caseyen thon knee indeed suffocated her precious caylee so mom would be free to party. there were fireworks, there was finger pointing and there were hard called facts. we begin our 2 hour report from jeff ashton's closing remarks. >> thank you for t time you have given us in this case. we have taken a-away from your families and lives for the last six week all of us appreciate the sacrifice you have made. i am happy to say we came in on the low end of our estimate. we said 6-8 and we came in on 6. our job here is virtually done and your work is about to start. >> from the beginning the p
pension promises in the 1990s, big promises that they can't pay for, most of those politicians are gone now and the current politicians are stuck with the problems. it is a dysfunctional system because you make promises now that have to be paid for 10, 20 years in advance. >> what is going happen. some cases they are saying new employees we are going to pay you less but in order to stiff the older employees this happened to you they have to declare bankruptcy and get reorganized bay judge who says okay, you can -- doesn't seem fair that your city has a golf course they are losing money on. they didn't get rid of that. >> should sell that. >> they should sell that. >> and now finally paying a third of what they promise. >> exactly. >> are you happy with that? >> no, i'm not. not at all. >> and part of the problem is what you have to do is do this in a way that fixes the system now by reduces the costs now for those people who are currently work something that you can continue to pay your retirees otherwise you still have the situation where you say we will save the system for the people
faith they will be okay. >> but one big difference. the jury in the susan smith trial found her guilty and sentenced her to life in prison. joining me is the prosecutor from the trial tommy pope. he is now a member of the south carolina house of representatives. thank you for joining me today. i want a reaction to what the professor celebrate. it was poignant as a defense attorney he did not celebrate even when he got an acquittal. >> as a prosecutor and attorney you are human and by the same token we deal in tragedy and would i disappointed on the case and didn't turn out absolutely. would i be excite federal it did turn out. it is really about justice. there is a life lost in the case and the media coverage saying and we are numb to it. about really no body understands about seeking death and what that means. we get comfortable with it, but the truth is, we are deal lives and serious situations. >> in the case was susan smith you sought the death penalty and she got life without paroll. >> life with parole. >>im sorry, she has a potential of parole. >> about 10 more years and we'll s
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